Matthew R. Taylor

Matthew R. Taylor – Senior Manager

Experience

  • Expertise in the Defense and Government Services markets, with a focus on market research, M&A due diligence, business intelligence, and operations improvement.
  • Significant experience across the M&A lifecycle, including strategy development, target identification and vetting, financial forecast modeling and analysis, waterfall and pipeline assessment, valuation, and post-transaction integration.
  • Performed Due Diligence on dozens of companies in the Defense and Government Services markets, leading to over $1.5 billion in successful M&A transactions.
  • Executed a variety of operations improvement and cost analysis projects for companies ranging from small businesses to large, publicly traded firms.
  • Supported three large-scale post-transaction integrations, providing project management support for functional integration and cost reduction activities.
  • Subject matter expert in federal contracting data, budgets, and procurement policy.
  • Former Manager of Research and Analytics at the Professional Services Council (PSC), a national trade association representing over 400 government contractors in the technology and professional services sectors. In this role, developed leading business intelligence products widely used across the government services industry.


Education

  • BS – University of Oregon, Political Science & Business Administration
  • MA – University of Chicago, International Relations